14 Places for St. Patrick’s Day Parties in CT (2016 Edition)

Emma Jane-Doody Stetson

It doesn’t matter which candidate you support… on Thursday March 17 everyone can be a part of the green party!  Of course we’re talking about St. Patrick’s Day!  A number of restaurants will be throwing parties and serving specials in honor of the occasion.

Here are 14 great spots for St. Patty's day parties and special events in CT. 

  1. Tigin Irish Pub, Stamford: Tigin Irish Pub in Stamford is a must visit St. Patty's destination. They'll have specials all day.
  2. Walrus + Carpenter, Bridgeport: Walrus + Carpenter in Bridgeport invites you to their St. Patrick’s Van Morrison Night with a NEBCO Tap Takeover.
  3. Playwright’s Irish Pub, Hamden: Playwright Irish Pub will have Irish dancers, Irish music, food specials, and festivities all throughout the day.
  4. The Blind Rhino, Norwalk: Blind Rhino is putting their own twist on the holiday with St. Madness Day! Doors open at 11am.
  5. Redding Roadhouse, Redding: Redding Roadhouse is serving up a Celtic festival from Feb 22nd - March 17th (St. Patty's Day) with drink specials, bag pipers and a full celtic menu.
  6. The Half Door, Hartford: The Half Door in Hartford has a full line-up of live music as well as Irish Dancers.
  7. O’Neil’s, South Norwalk: O'Neil's St. Patrick's Day festivities are legendary! They have events all day, starting with a Guinness breakfast buffet at 8am!
  8. Fire Engine Pizza, Bridgeport: In addition to Irish foods and beers, Fire Engine pizza will have representatives from Guinness on hand to engrave custom glassware!
  9. Johnny Utah’s, Norwalk: Green beer, shamrock shooters... and a mechanical bull! Visit Johnny Utah's in South Norwalk for their take on St. Patrick's Day.
  10. Center Street Public House, Darien: Center Street Public House in Darien will have Irish food and drink specials.
  11. Cask Republic, Norwalk and New Haven: Cask Republic's Norwalk and New Haven locations will open at 11:45am on St. Patrick's Day with traditional Irish fare & Guinness.
  12. McKinnon’s Irish Pub, Hartford:McKinnon's in Hartford will get the St. Patty's party going with music by Steve Mcarthy & The Black Dogs.
  13. Anna Liffey’s, New Haven & Fairfield: Anna Liffey's in Fairfield and New Haven provides an Irish Pub atmosphere. Watch their facebook page for updates on their St. Patrick's Day party.
  14. Molly Darcy’s, Danbury: The Cunningham Brothers will provide a musical backdrop for Molly Darcy's St. Patrick's day party.